Singapore is in a good position to cope with any eventual hike in interest rates by the U.S. Federal Reserve, said deputy prime minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam.
More venture capital (VC) deals happen here than in neighboring countries. And about 40 percent of all start-up acquisitions in the region happen here.
The property market's woes have spread from the luxury sector to more modestly priced homes on the city fringe as new loan curbs keep buyers in check.
Air pollution in Singapore rose to unhealthy levels Monday, blanketing the city-state's skyline with clouds of smog from fires raging across giant rainforests in the neighboring Indonesian island of Sumatra, officials said.
A Singapore Coroner's Court has found that the American CEO of a virtual currency exchange committed suicide earlier this year in Singapore because of work and personal issues.
A Singaporean woman was charged Monday with the murder of her autistic seven-year-old son who was found at the foot of their high-rise public housing apartment block, officials and the local media said.
Singapore plans to impose a sweeping ban on sports betting via overseas websites, but experts said Tuesday that virtual private networks (VPNs) would erode the effectiveness of the move.
Allegations that a Chinese man has manipulated an 87-year-old Singaporean widow to give him control over her fortune have sparked outrage in the city-state, where anti-immigrant sentiment is running high.
Aircraft leasing firm BOC Aviation said Monday it has ordered 80 Boeing 737 planes and two B777-300ERs worth a total US$8.8 billion at list prices, to meet expanding client needs as travel booms in Asia.
Singapore hopes to work with India in the areas of urban and port development, water and sewage projects, as well as education and training, prime minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Friday night.
Singapore's Oversea-Chinese Banking Corp (OCBC) said Monday it plans to raise SG$3.37 billion (US$2.70 billion) in a rights issue to boost its balance sheet following its takeover of Hong Kong's Wing Hang Bank.
Singapore Telecom (SingTel) said Thursday its financial first quarter net profit fell 17.4 percent from the year before due to the absence of one-time gains and weaker currencies of the countries in which it has key investments.
Singapore's trade-sensitive economy grew 3.5 percent in the first half and was on track for 2.5-3.5 percent expansion this year, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Friday.
A hijacked Singaporean oil tanker carrying 21 sailors was released on Sunday a week after being seized by pirates in waters off Ghana in west Africa, Seoul's foreign ministry said.